Grass Fed Beef

These days, many home cooks are making the switch to as much healthy, organic, local and humanely-raised food that their wallet will allow. But when it comes to beef, what does grass-fed really mean? Almost all cows begin their lives grazing on grass, but most are fed soy, corn and a mixture of other grains as they grow. While none of these grains are part of a cow’s natural diet, they do help to produce the marbling and flavor that Americans are accustomed to. Even still, grain-fed cattle can take a serious toll on the environment and on our health. Compared to grain-fed cattle, grass-..

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